Recommended Design Formats
We recommended any non-photographic content (including graphics and text) are sent to us as Adobe Illustrator (.ai) or PDF(.pdf ) files. JPG, BMP, PNG, GIF, TIFF Images are also accepted.
Outline All Fonts
Please outline or embed all fonts used in your artwork file before sending it to us. To do that in Adobe Illustrator, select all text and choose Type > Create Outlines.
Recommended Font Size
If your design is being printed on a rigid box, folding box or shopping bag, the text should be at least 14pt.
Set Color Mode to CMYK
Convert your color images to CMYK color mode. (Grayscale for black and white Files.)
Safe Area and Print Bleeding
The Safe Area is highlighted with red line for print bleeding. Keep text and other important parts of your own design, image, or photo inside the Safe Area! During the production of your product, some of the content outside the safe area may be cut off. Everything inside the safe area will be preserved. Note that the red line will not be printed but for your reference only.
Bleeding: Please allow 1/8″ (approx 36 pixels based on a 300dpi image) for bleeding and a further 1/8″ for safe area margin inside each side.
Simple answer. Basically, please keep everything you want printed inside of the red lines for your custom printed boxes and packaging.
Image Resolution: Minimum 300 dpi
When using images be sure that your resolution is set to 300 dpi.
Decoration – Foil Stamping/ Scodix (Raise UV) / Glittering Layers
Please send us the foil stamping / scodix / glittering art as separate vector art files.
Decorations must be vector shapes saved in separate layers.
Placing Your Order
Once you have confirmed your art meets our artwork guidelines please upload your artwork file in product page you selected or email your artwork to our customer care at CS@CustomPrintbox.com.
If your art file size is over 32mb , please send via www.wetransfer.com or contact us directly.